The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Farmers buying store cattle should be careful not to pay too much, warns Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton.
Declining sheep numbers are blamed for the decision to close Silver Fern Farms’ Fairton lamb processing works near Ashburton.
Meat processor Silver Fern Farms is consolidating the operations of its two Waikato bobby calf processing facilities.
Silver Fern Farms’ Pareora plant just south of Timaru can now offer its staff full-time work for 52 weeks, rather than the seasonal work of the past.
Silver Fern Farms is consulting with staff at its North Island Wairoa mutton processing plant and its South Island Mossburn venison plant on options for closing the two small sites.
Lowering farmer costs and reducing duplication are key aspects of a new farm audit system being introduced this month.
Silver Fern Farms and Shanghai Maling have agreed in principle and subject to respective board approvals to a revised date of September 30, 2016.